SpaceX private space missions are coming: Here’s what we know

It may not be long before we see SpaceX’s Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 rocket shuttling private citizens into space. Today, Space Adventures announced a new partnership with SpaceX that will see the two teaming to offer a trip to space for up to four private citizens. SpaceX, it appears, will be providing the rocket […]

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch: Rocket crashes into the sea after dropping internet satellites in space

It is not clear why booster missed its barge Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/spacex-falcon-9-launch-rocket-crash-sea-landing-a9341046.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Andrew Griffin

A giant leap for womankind

Christina Koch completed three all-female spacewalks and set a record for time in space, but you should remember her for much more, writes Mary Robinette Kowal Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/women/christina-koch-nasa-all-female-spacewalk-astronaut-a9331041.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Mary Robinette Kowal

Rock found at the edge of the solar system changes our understanding of how planets form, Nasa says

Surface of distant object is still surprising astronomers Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/nasa-rock-solar-system-space-arrokoth-ultima-thule-new-horizons-planet-a9336251.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Andrew Griffin

Oh Yeah, Betelgeuse Is Definitely Looking Weirder

At this point, we’re all crossing our fingers that the dying star Betelgeuse will hurry up and explode already, because who doesn’t love a good show? The red giant star (visible in the constellation Orion) has been growing dimmer since late last year, leading many to speculate it could soon go supernova. Scientists… Read more… […]

We might be wrong about how Mars was made, scientists say

The planet may have formed over a much longer time than we’d thought, researchers say – and in much more violent circumstances Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/mars-formation-collisions-meteorites-earth-space-a9332336.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Andrew Griffin

White House requests $15 billion to establish Space Force

The Space Force will be taking one giant leap towards reality if the Department of Defense’s proposed budget and operations go through. $15 billion is requested, which would fund a number of missions and help establish the more than 10,000 personnel expected to join the new military branch over the next year. Estimates for how […]

Powerful radio signal from deep in space is repeating in a 'pattern', say scientists

Mysterious pattern could be an important clue to the origin of mysterious blasts Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/radio-signal-space-burst-science-interstellar-alien-black-hole-star-latest-a9326616.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Andrew Griffin

Spaceship to fly over top of sun in mission to take first images of mysterious poles, in joint Nasa and ESA mission

Craft assembled in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, due to launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Sunday evening Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/spaceship-solar-orbiter-esa-sun-poles-photos-nasa-launch-a9325666.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Harry Cockburn